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Hillary Clinton enters 2016 presidential race

Washington : Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday launched her long-awaited second presidential bid and promised to be a champion for ordinary American families.

"I'm running for president," Clinton said in a video released on her official campaign website. "Everyday Americans need a champion, and I want to be that champion."

"Americans have fought their way back from tough economic times, but the deck is still stacked in favour of those at the top," Clinton said in her first 2016 campaign video.

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Join our national movement of Make in India: Modi

Hannover : Asserting that his "Make in India" campaign is not a mere brand or a slogan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked global businesses to follow its logo, the lion, to the welcoming and stable investment climate in his country and become a part of this new, national movement.

"We will make it easy to do business in India. And, we will always be eager to listen to your feedback," the prime minister said at the opening of Hannover Messe, considered the largest industrial fair in the world, where India is the partner country this year.

Two students arrested a month after video-recorded gang rape on crowded US beach

Phoenix (Arizona): No one intervened while a woman was being gang raped in daylight on a crowded public beach in Florida in March, or reported the assault to police.

Now, about a month after the assault, two college students have been arrested in neighbouring Alabama state and charged in the incident that was like "wild animals preying", a Florida official said Friday.

Authorities said they were looking for a third person seen in the video that authorities stumbled up during a separate shooting investigation.

Abu Dhabi-based NRI girl wins 'MasterChef India 4'

Mumbai: After 11 gruelling weeks of innovative vegetarian cooking and 67 episodes of high-intense drama, 21-year-old Nikita Gandhi, an Indian based in Abu Dhabi, bagged the winner's golden chef coat and Rs.1 crore (Rs.10 million) on "MasterChef India 4" here on Sunday.

Modi and his 'Make in India' lion pitch hard for investments

Hannover : The familiar lion-logo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Make in India" campaign was painted all over this German town, as he made a strong pitch to attract more foreign capital, especially in 25 identified sectors -- from automobiles to wellness.

From large billboards at prime locales to trams and busses, all were draped with the lion-logo in focus for the "Make in India" pitch, as Modi began his visit here meeting, among others, with Who's Who of German industry.

Merkel welcomes Modi at Hannover Messe

Hannover : German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Hannover Messe industrial fair, in which India is the partner country, ahead of its formal inauguration on Sunday.

Modi and Merkel later went to attend the inauguration of the fair, the world's largest industrial trade fair.

He is to attend a dinner hosted by the German Chancellor later.

Modi meets mayor of Hannover

Hannover : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Steven Schostok, the mayor of the German city of Hannover, as part of his engagements in Germany.

Modi reached City Hall after his meeting with chief executives of German companies at the Maritim Grand Hotel.

Schostok came out of City Hall to greet the prime minister as he stepped out of his car.

In a brief ceremony inside the City Hall, Schostok welcomed Modi to Hannover and thanked him for making India the partner country in this year's Hannover Messe, the world's largest industrial fair.

Terror scare at Kenya university campus, one dead

Nairobi : One student was killed and 141 others were injured on Sunday morning after an electricity transformer blast caused a stampede at the University of Nairobi's Kikuyu Campus.

University of Nairobi vice chancellor Peter Mbithi said the students jumped from their hostels to the ground floor when they mistook the explosion of the transformer for a terrorist attack at 4 a.m., Xinhua news agency reported.

"One hundred fortyone students are being attended to in hospitals," Mbithi said.

Hannover gears up for Narendra Modi visit

Hannover : German city Hannover is gearing up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on Sunday, where he along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel will inaugurate the world's biggest industrial fair - the Hannover Messe.

India is partner country in this year's fair.

Modi will also unveil a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Hannover City Hall.

India will have a unique opportunity to present the Make in India initiative and its technological prowess at the Hannover Messe.

Modi leaves for Germany, economic cooperation on agenda

Paris : Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Germany on Sunday after a successful visit to France, with economic and industrial cooperation high on his agenda.

Modi, alongwith German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will inaugurate the world's biggest industrial fair, the Hanover Messe, in Germany, where he will seek to hardsell his Make in India campaign. India is partner country of the fair this year.

Modi will also unveil a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at the Hanover City Hall on Sunday.

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